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Banshee!!! | Review

13 April 2010 7:08 AM, PDT | SmellsLikeScreenSpirit | See recent SmellsLikeScreenSpirit news »

Director: Colin Theys Writers: John Doolan, Gregory C. Parker, Christian Pindar Starring: Ashley Bates, David McCarthy, Kevin Shea, Kerry McGann, Iris McQuillan-Grace The term banshee comes from Gaelic folklore in which a female spirit uses her piercing wails to warn of impending death. Banshees most often appear as ugly old hags, but they can also appear as stunningly beautiful women. Director Colin Theys’ banshee provides a monstrous take on the creepy ladies from Gaelic folklore. Banshee!!! features an Alien-esque creature with wings and a long face with vibrating flaps – rather than a mouth – that it uses to produce a powerfully deafening wail which allows it to disguise itself as whichever human it chooses. Cocooned in a stinky pod in the trunk of a ‘68 Plymouth Fury that has been buried since 1970, the banshee has been awakened in the backwoods of “bumble-fuck Connecticut” (to quote one of the characters) when Jack (Kevin »

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Banshee!!!: Why one does not Judge a Book by its Cover

13 January 2010 2:59 PM, PST | 28 Days Later Analysis | See recent 28 Days Later Analysis news »

Banshee!!! is an indie film from Synthetic Cinema International that releases on DVD March 23rd, but early reviews are less than satisfying. On the film has been rated 1.5 knives out of 5, which is way below average and on IMDb the current rating is 3.3 out of 10. So, while the poster art and trailer are amusing Banshee, with three extra exclamation marks, likely is not worth purchasing. However, for some afternoon laughs have a look at several of the scenes from the film, that according to Dreadcentral, "just jump around at random." All the details on Banshee!!! below.

A synopsis for Banshee!!!:

"A group of college friends on a spring break camping trip are stalked and slashed by an unknown creature with the ability to make them hallucinate through sound waves. The survivors seek refuge in an isolated farmhouse, cut off from all communication. Now they have to come »

- Michael Ross Allen

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